Nagasaki Museum of History & Culture
This temple, surrounded by serene gardens, is not to be confused with Sōfuku-ji (in Teramachi). It contains an arched stone gate dating...
This temple takes the form of a huge turtle carrying an 18m-high figure of the goddess Kannon on its back. Inside, a Foucault pendulum...
Situated on a forested hilltop and reached via multiple staircases, this enormous shrine was established in 1625. Around the grounds are...
Away from Shianbashi but worth the trip, this cool spot has a wine store fronting a warren of rooms for sampling wines, shōchū and...
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Nagasaki Museum of History & Culture information
This large museum with attractive displays opened in 2005 to focus on Nagasaki's proud history of international exchange. The main gallery is a fabulous reconstruction of a section of the Edo-period Nagasaki Magistrate's Office, which controlled trade and diplomacy. Detailed English-language explanations were in the works at the time of research.